Pacquiao and Roach in 2014
Manny Pacquiao (L) from the Philippines and his trainer Freddie Roach smile during an interview at Venetian Macao in Macau August 25, 2014. Pacquiao will fight for the WBO welterweight title against Chris Algieri from the United States at the Venetian's Cotai Arena in Macau on November 22, 2014. Reuters

Eight-division world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao is stepping on the accelerator and is forcing Floyd Mayweather jr. into a corner. The Filipino boxer recently revealed in an interview that he will wait out the decision of the pound-for-pound king before choosing a different opponent.

"What's important is for the fight to push through," said Pacquiao in Filipino during a GMA 7 interview Monday. "It's a good thing that there are talks going on."

The current WBO welterweight champion also continued trading barbs with Mayweather through social media. The American boxer flaunted his lifestyle and wealth on Twitter with a picture of him being flanked in the background by eight luxury vehicles and a jet, which reminiscent of a scene in any "Fast and the Furious" movie. The Filipino boxer responded with a timid image of him bowing in front of a bonfire, seemingly in prayer. Pacquiao's Instagram post was captioned, "Floyd brags about his lifestyle and everything! I don't care! I'm just waiting here for him to sign the contract! #fightpacquiao."

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This is the first time for the patient challenger to show signs of irritation after more than a month of speculation that the super fight will finally push through. Mayweather has finally dropped the Cinco de Mayo Mexican holiday as the potential date but since then his camp has gone "Zero Dark Thirty," on Pacquiao subjects.

The number 3 ranked pound-for-pound boxer is still hopeful he can give the boxing fans the long-awaited fight it wants. The boxer who also works as a congressman, a movie star, a singer, basketball player and coach has indicated that he will give in to the demands of the champion including a lowered purse. Some analysts suggest that Pacman will agree to a split that can get to as low as 65-35. Pacquiao has also agreed to Olympic style drug testing, type of gloves to be used, venue and weight limit. Both camps have not yet discussed on who will carry the fight; however, the American boxer has insisted to ease out Bob Arum and Top Rank from gaining a single centavo from his bout and it is unclear if the opposing camp will relent.

Nevertheless, it is clear that all cards are in Mayweather's hands now and he has no other choice but to play it. Pacquiao has made it clear that he Mayweather is his first choice for his first fight in 2015 and will only move on to other prospects such as Amir Khan or Mike Alvarado. For now, the ball is in the American's court.

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